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Ransomware: How to Protect Against the Evolving and Potentially Existential Risks of a Ransomware Attack

Session Description:  Ransomware: How to Protect Against the Potential Risks
Ransomware threats are a serious threat to all types of organizations. That threat has grown rapidly as ransomware attacks have increased in number, cost, and sophistication. Remediation of serious ransomware attacks requires the involvement of teams of professionals, lead by lawyers, and assisted by data forensics experts, public relations professionals, and sometimes even ransomware negotiators. Such professionals work together to contain and remediate the damage caused, and to protect victims’ interests. In this webinar, the audience will learn about the evolving nature of ransomware attacks, and how to better protect themselves against and to weather ransomware attacks from a breach response lawyer, a forensics expert, and a ransomware negotiator.

Who Should Attend? 

  • Every law firm, businesses and public-sector organization is a potential target for ransomware attacks. All lawyers in all practice areas should be aware of ransomware risks, as well as critical steps to help reduce the risk of an organization becoming a ransomware victim and the damage in the event the organization becomes a ransomware victim.

What will you learn? 

  • The evolving nature of ransomware attacks,
  • How to protect against ransomware attacks, and
  • Critical actions to recover from ransomware attacks.

Tyler Hatch, B.A. LL.B. | CCFE CMFE CBE CCO, DFI Forensics

Tyler Hatch, B.A. LL.B. | CCFE CMFE CBE CCO, is a former litigation lawyer who formed DFI Forensics in 2018. He is a Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) and a Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE) and is always training and receiving education to further his knowledge and understanding of computer forensics, IT forensics, digital forensics, cyber security and incident response. Tyler is a frequent contributor of written articles to various legal and digital forensics publications, including,, eForensics Magazine and Digital Forensics Magazine.

Jason S.T. Kotler, CYPFER Corp.

Jason S.T. Kotler, BA, JD, MBA, CMC, practiced Corporate Commercial and Intellectual Property law with McMillan LLP. He has significant global experience operating companies and leading strategic corporate initiatives. Jason has held Founder/CEO/COO/Board, Private Equity, Investor and Management Consultant roles in the roles in the Cyber Security, IOT/IIOT, CleanTech, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, Technology and Medical Devices industries. Jason leads a team of ransomware negotiators and analysts. CYPFER Corp. is a Cyber Security firm with technical expertise in Ransomware Recovery, Ransomware Payments Facilitation, Cryptocurrencies, and Emergency Incident Response.

Aleksandra Vold, Baker Hostetler LLP

Aleksandra Vold's practice is devoted to healthcare privacy and data security, breach response, regulatory defense, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance. When a breach occurs, Aleksandra promptly coordinates a skilled team – including forensic and public relations professionals, and notification vendors – to quickly help reduce public and regulatory scrutiny and protect her clients' reputations. Aleksandra has handled hundreds of healthcare breaches and has played a lead role in some of the largest breaches in history. Aleksandra is the firm's Chicago Digital Assets and Data Management Leader. Aleksandra frequently advises clients on compliance with state, federal and international laws and regulations.


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